Category: Human Interest

Bill Ashraf

MQ HEA Program’s First Principal Fellow – Associate Professor Bill Ashraf

I sat down with Bill Ashraf, the first person to be awarded a Principal Fellowship in MQ's HEA Program. He talks about the application process, the importance of regular reflection and documentation of your progress, about digital innovation, his leadership...

/ 6 June, 2018
Students in archaeology field work lab

The Cultural Heritage Impact: How PACE Unit AHIS392 Is Shaping Better Graduates

Former PACE students provide long term reflections on their PACE experience. As these students go from strength to strength, we see how their PACE experience served as an important first step on their career journeys.

/ 24 May, 2018

The Hum, Humans of Macquarie

We chat to Francesca about the Socratic method in action, to Lucas about finding the right career path, Judith's experience of jury duty and Beaudi's VR experience of factory farms.

/ 11 May, 2018

Peer Review of Teaching: over to Departments now

Faculty working party hands over to Departments to continue the practice of PRT In the Faculty of Human Sciences, the Peer Review of Teaching working party held its final meeting in April. With representatives from each Department – Alissa Beath,...

/ 9 May, 2018
Jaymie Parker

Behind The Scenes of iLearn with Jaymie Parker

We go behind the scenes of iLearn with its Systems Administrator, Jaymie Parker, finding out how updates work, more about some exciting new improvements and his thoughts on the future of the LMS.

/ 4 May, 2018
Noelene Nabulivou

Dynamic Advocate Gives Stirring Address To Future Leaders

2018 Global Leadership Program Innovative Leaders Series keynote speaker Noelene Nabulivou, grassroots educator, feminist lesbian researcher, activist and social organiser, inspired her audience with a message of intersectionality and action on climate change.

/ 3 May, 2018
person on laptop looking stressed

5 Practical Ideas To Prevent Ghostwriting

In response to Rebecca's great article on Contract Cheating and this week's Academic Integrity workshops, I reflect on why students are drawn to ghostwriting and, most importantly, what we can do about it.

/ 2 May, 2018
Professor Catherine Dean

Professors Profess – Professor Catherine Dean

Professor Dean shares the story of her journey into academia, how she likes to teach, her advice to newer academics and what inspires her.

/ 26 April, 2018
Susan Vickery

A Day In The Life Of Susan Vickery,
Associate University Librarian

Get to know Susan Vickery, Associate University Librarian - how she loves connecting, her hugely diverse workload and how she likes to wind down.

/ 19 April, 2018